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By Tim Leeds 

Bitter February and start of March turning to spring-like weather


March 11, 2019

Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

A crew from the Montana Department of Transportation clears snow Friday from the side of First Street. The workers removed snow from the edge of state-maintained roads and moving the snow to dumpsites around town. Both Havre and MDT took advantage of relatively warmer weather to work on snow removal. The forecast calls for still warmer weather with highs above freezing this week and Weather Channel predicting highs in the 40s the end of next week.

March certainly came in like a lion at the start of March, but almost immediately turned to relatively lamb-like spring-ish weather, with more warm weather in the forecast.

The high is expected to hit the freezing point in Havre today, with a high of 34 predicted Tuesday, National Weather Service reports.

The first three days of March, though, were anything but springlike.

Following a brief reprieve with a warmer high in parts of this region at the end of the second-coldest February on record, March brought a cold front and more severe winter weather to the area.

The end of February was...

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